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Uganda Parks

QUEEN ELIZABETH NATIONAL PARK – OVERVIEW

Queen Elizabeth National Park is sandwiched between the Rwenzori Mountain Ranges to the East and Lake Edward to the West. The park is located 470km from Kampala and covers approximately 2,000sq km. Wildlife in the park includes elephant, buffalo, Uganda kob, variety of antelope, baboons and chimpanzees and the famous tree-climbing lions. Queen Elizabeth National...
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MT. RWENZORI NATIONAL PARK

Mount Rwenzori National Park is located on the western border of Uganda with the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The park covers over 995 sq km and the mountain range has six peaks, carrying permanent snow and glaciers that provide spectacular scenery. Africa’s third highest mountain, Mt. Margherita reaching a height of 5,109 m is...
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MT. ELGON NATIONAL PARK – OVERVIEW

Lying 256 kms north east of Kampala, bordering with Kenya in eastern Uganda, Mt. Elgon covers an area of 1155 sq. kms. If offers a diverse variety of scenery, vegetation and cultures. Mt. Elgon is an extinct volcano with a gradual slopes to the crater rim, lying at 4,321 metres above seal level. Mountaineering skills...
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MGAHINGA GORILLA NATIONAL PARK – OVERVIEW

Mgahinga Gorilla National Park is Uganda’s smallest national park. It covers approximately 34 sq km and borders the DRC and Rwanda on the south western tip of Uganda. It is roughly 510 km from Kampala which is Uganda’s capital city. There are three extinct volcanoes that are found in the park, these are: – Mt....
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LAKE MBURO NATIONAL PARK – OVERVIEW

Lake Mburo National Park is located in Kiruhura district of western Uganda 240 km southwest of Kampala. The park covers approximately 260 sq km and its landscape consists mainly of savannah and it also has four lakes in it. Lake Mburo National Park offers great game viewing opportunities with a variety of large mammals present...
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KIBALE FOREST NATIONAL PARK

Kibale Forest National Park lies in the western part of Uganda and covers an area of 760 sq km. The park also lies only 35 km south of Fort Portal and adjoins with the magnificent Queen Elizabeth National Park. A typical rainforest, Kibale Forest National Park contains the largest population of forest elephants in Uganda...
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KIPEDO VALLEY NATIONAL PARK

Spectacular mountains and vast savannah landscapes characterize Kipedo Valley National Park. Located in the north of Uganda 840km from Kampala, the park borders with Kenya and Sudan and covers an area of approximately 1,344 sq km. The park is any photographer’s paradise and is home to the Karimojong pastoralists of northern Uganda. There are several...
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BWINDI IMPENETRABLE FOREST

Bwindi Impenetrable Forest Park is a true African jungle. Its heavy vegetation with dense undergrowth and vines makes it as its name suggests, impenetrable. The park is located some 414 kms from Uganda’s capital Kampala and covers an area of 330 sq km in the south west of the country on the border with The...
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